Captain Munnerlyn Jersey  Public Interest – Page 2 – Public Opinion
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    Venezuela election

    Sunday, May 20th 2018 was a landmark date for both Venezuela and the rest of the world. The people of that country stood up to the combined might of the G7 and its leader, the US, to overwhelmingly re-elect Nicolas Maduro. Such an act may seem simple to some...
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    An Opportunity to Grasp the Future

    The recent modernization of Kingston’s road routes has “unearthed” several reactions from road users and from persons who have decided to protest the dislocation of their usual businesses. After two years or more, the motorists have had enough evidence to assure themselves that the final outcome is worth the...
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    “I Can’t Breathe”

    I walked inside my house and wondered at the thick fog that greeted me, and my already struggling lungs registered the smell of something much more than smoke; something so toxic that I could taste it on my teeth. This clearly was not just ordinary garbage burning. As a...
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    Wheatley lessons

    The saga involving the recently resigned Minister of Science Technology and Energy Dr. The Hon. Andrew Wheatley ought not merely to be used as the fodder for veranda gossip. There are important lessons arising from this Grecian tragedy. A young, bright, hard-working member of the Cabinet, who was a...
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    If we truly believe that water is life…

    I keep going back to the concepts of planning, cross-Ministries action (joined up government), and progress outside of crisis action. These conditions are necessary for dealing with recurrent problems, whether or not these are occurring at the specific moment. These governmental measures also apply to the private sector and...
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    Serious questions for reparation advocates

    The call for reparations has been constant and growing. Ever since emancipation the former slaves and their descendants have in some form or another been asking for repayment for the centuries of slavery which brought the ex-slavers and their descendants so many riches. The demand has, in recent times,...
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    Reclaiming Kingston, reclaiming self

    How is Kingston to be renewed and revitalized? Most times, responses to this perennial question focus on block and steel renovations and highlight the role the State and large corporations must play in initiating the revitalization process. Over the years, grand announcements have been made and plans unveiled, but...
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    Chronic inflammation — Cause of most non infectious diseases

    What is chronic inflammation ? Inflammation is a normal process used by the body in healing. When it is not switched off, the chemicals used in the healing process, become toxic, and cause illness. Viruses are well known to trigger this process, as are the foods we eat, and...
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    A Woman’s Right to Choose

    As at present day; 2018, abortion is still illegal in Jamaica, the Act governing this is the Offences Against the Person Act of 1864; an act based the English Act of 1861; wherein, a woman’s decision to terminate her pregnancy was punishable by a life sentence; with or without...

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